Lesley can work with you on current projects to provide an objective perspective on program development, assessment planning, and organization of resources.


Lesley is an engaging public speaker, with over 10 years of experience. She has several prepared sessions available, or can work with you to create something that meets your needs.

Reading List

Check out Lesley’s favourite resources to help you build your knowledge of assessment, design thinking, storytelling, student affairs, and higher education.

The true path to change is forged with empathy, and we have a huge and transformative array of tools that we can put to use in telling stories that people can feel.



Lesley D'Souza

Student Affairs Professional & Data Storyteller

Lesley is a higher education specialist with 13 years of experience working in student affairs. She is focused on decolonizing, storytelling, design thinking, assessment, research, change management, and student development.

For the last 4 years, she has been immersed in assessment and its connections to communications and storytelling. At the core of every great story is truth, and in an organization, our truth must come from our data.

Lesley speaks frequently on the topics of data storytelling, change management, and women in leadership.


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